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Girls tennis poised for league play

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Ramona High School’s varsity girls tennis team is poised for league play after facing four non-league rivals over the past two weeks and coming away with a 3-1 record.

Head coach Rose Darrough has strung together an eclectic group of athletes who have played softball, volleyball and soccer as well as tennis. This year’s team has returning players Megan Douglas, Elizabeth Bowersox, Hanna Kent, Rebecca Vaca, Danielle Vizcarra, Grace Berry and Jamie Roe, who are joined by newcomers Kristen Janak, Kaley Sapper, Renee Hogervorst and Betsy Dean.

Bulldogs beat Point Loma today

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Ramona High’s varsity football team wins a nail-biter 7-6 today versus Point Loma, reports Sentinel sportswriter Nancy Sapper.

Cross country boys win junior-senior race at Vaquero Stampede

The 2014 season debut of Ramona High School’s cross country teams at the Vaquero Stampede in Lakeside included the Bulldogs winning the junior-senior boys competition.

Ramona defeated Del Norte by 3 points in the race. The Bulldogs had a total of 38 points while the Nighthawks finished the race with 41 points. El Capitan placed third.

Ramona Pop Warner: Dawg Pound Team Black opens season with 28-0 win

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The Ramona Pop Warner Dawg Pound Team Black (Jr. Pee Wee) secured a win versus Oceanside Pirates on Saturday, Aug. 30, at Wilson field.
The score was 28-0 halfway through the second quarter. Cameron Dingman and Josh Johnson each scored two touchdowns.
Gabriel Munoz made two successful field goals. Colin Nungesser and Blake McIntyre made successful catches achieving first downs, and Josiah Bowman and Jay Friend Jr. had a strong running game.
Quarterback Brayden Nungesser led the team to its first victory in its first game of the season. Peyton Silva, Chance Mattson, Cole Mattson, George Cohen, Dillon Contreras, Reese Lucero and Nicolas Driscoll had many impressive tackles that added to the team’s win and held the Pirates to a zero score, said head coach Manny Lutz.
“This team has talent and works hard, but most importantly has fun,” said Lutz.

Bulldogs dominate Braves in football’s season opener

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Last season’s first-team all-league running back, Brandon Gansch, returned with a flourish as he rushed for 159 yards on 10 carries and scored 4 touchdowns on the night.

Gansch is running this season with an angel on his shoulder pads after his father’s death in a motorcycle accident this summer. James Gansch was a super fan not just of Brandon, but of all the Ramona players. As such, the team has chosen to honor James by wearing his initials on their helmets this season. Brandon seemed to score at will during the game.

Bulldogs beat El Cajon 55-13 in first game of season

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Ramona High School Bulldog Erik Schmidt runs the ball in Ramona varsity’s first game of the season against El Cajon Valley High.

The Bulldogs won 55-13 in El Cajon Friday night.

Scrimmages give Bulldogs taste of things to come

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After weeks in the weight room, hot summer days on the gridiron, and even weekly yoga classes, the Ramona High School football program was ready for battle in what has become an annual tradition in late August: The San Pasqual 4-Way Scrimmage.

This event serves as the last tune-up before it counts, with the 2014 season beginning Friday night, Aug. 29, at El Cajon Valley High School.

Grandmother earns medals in Triple Crown half marathons

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Describing herself as “very, very poorly coordinated,” adding with a chuckle, “ask my granddaughters,” Kathy Carpenter has finally found a sport in which she can excel.

The 71-year-old Ramonan has been running half marathons and just completed the Triple Crown — a trio of half marathons in San Diego County. She took first place among women in the 70-74 age division for each race.

“I’m just having fun,” Carpenter said.

Football scrimmages Friday: ‘Important day for the teams’

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Ramona High School football teams will travel to San Pasqual High School to participate in CIF scrimmages on Friday, Aug. 22.

Varsity starts at 6 p.m., preceded by junior varsity at 4 p.m. and freshmen at 2 p.m. Admission is free, and the fans are welcome to see how the teams do in their first contests against other teams this season.

The scrimmages will be played against San Pasqual, Carlsbad and El Capitan high schools.

86-year-old golfer amazes with tournament performance

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The results from this year’s San Vicente Men’s Senior Golf Club Championship will likely be the topic of Par Lounge conversation for many years.

For the second year Barry Barefoot was the overall low gross champion, but the buzz this year was from the performance of the overall low net champion, Galen Bowman.

Bowman is 86 years old, and known to be a perfect gentleman, a fixture on the golf course, and Mr. Baseball at Ramona High School.

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